Celebrating Donkeys, Dogs and Dedicated Vets

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Sally and Russ White hosted a wonderful luncheon to celebrate the work of the veterinary section of Team Tanzania 2018.  To thank them personally was Dame Jane Goodall, PhD, famed primatologist, ecologist and U.N. Goodwill Ambassador.  In response to a special request from Erasto Njavike, Jane’s Roots and Shoots https://www.rootsandshoots.org/coordinator […]

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Mihoko Matsuda Nelsen, M.D. 1947-2018

It is with great sadness that we learned today of the death of Dr. Mihoko Matsuda Nelsen. She and her husband, Bill were killed in a small plane crash 10 days ago in Oregon.   Dr. Nelsen was an esteemed and talented neurologist at Huntington Hospital for many years. Her calm demeanor, deep knowledge and […]

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Daksha Brahmbhatt Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

Today, July 5th, is the 2nd anniversary of the passing of Daksha Brahmbhatt, RN, one of the original staff of the Phil Simon Clinic in Pasadena, CA.  Two of the other “founders,” and dear friends of Daksha, Lyn Smillie and Tom Warren, RN, are asking for all to remember Daksha and her legacy on this day, […]

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Article in Cresenta Valley Weekly

Concerns That Stretch Across Continents

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Donkey 101: Davis, CA December 2&3, 2017

Several months ago, famed primatologist and PSCTP supporter, Jane Goodall asked if The Project could expand the veterinary services to donkeys of Tanzania. For years, Jane has been concerned about the welfare and care of these working animals. Serendipitously, after that request, Dr. Shriner met Russ and Sally White, long time supporters of Huntington Hospital’s […]

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#GIVINGTUESDAY

On this #GIVINGTUESDAY, we at the Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project hope you will consider a donation to help us continue our medical and surgical support in Sub-Saharan Africa. Your donations help to support the education and training of physicians, nurses and social workers in Tanzania, and the building of a permanent clinic in Kisongo […]

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The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project Achieves Nonprofit Status

As of August, 2017, The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project was officially designated a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  PSCTP will maintain its collaborative relationship with Huntington Hospital for much of the funding of The Phil Simon Clinic and Tanzanian Scholarship Programs, but the new status will allow PSCTP to move forward with the building of Kisongo […]

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Fundraiser and Special Hosts

In April of 2015, our very special colleague, Lesikar Nyaalis Sabore visited the United States for the first time.  As our infrastructure supervisor for the construction of the Kisongo Clinic, he had opportunities to meet with donors, construction specialists and development planners. He was hosted by several team members, treated to a private tour of […]

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Testimonial: Judah Daniel White

People don’t always know why people enter each other’s lives, but I was lucky enough to figure that out. You all encouraged me to be all that I can and go back to school to reach my dreams.” (Taken from a note I just received from a friend of Judah’s.) A “poet on a mountain […]

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Last Day

Good morning everyone–today is our last day here and what an experience it has been. I got up early and took a walk around the grounds this morning since we will be sitting on a plane for a loooong time starting this evening. Oh it is so beautiful here and I will cherish the sites […]

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